The Pigeon Conundrum

There’s one that Robert Ludlum never came up with! Back in my painting days, me and my buddy Ed Waller would pass the time by coming up with imaginary Ludlum book titles about interior painting and decorating, like The Drywall Conspiracy, The Primer Identity, or The Latex Manifestation. I was delighted a couple of years ago to come across a clip of the late Christopher Hitchens (God I miss Hitch), talking about how smart Salmam Rushdie was, and using the example of a discussion he once had with the author about how dreary Ludlum books were. They were all the same, … Continue reading The Pigeon Conundrum